School/Unit: Student Affairs
Department: University Counseling
Purpose of Position:
This position entails working with undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at VCU to address their psychological needs.
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) invites applications for two, one-year, full time, Advanced Mental Health Residents to join the staff of University Counseling Services (UCS) in the Division of Student Affairs. These positions entail working closely with undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on the Monroe Park Campus (MPC) or the Medical Campus (MCV). One position will be housed at the MPC and one position will be housed on the MCV campus. General duties include initial consultation, individual therapy, crisis work including on-call coverage, and consultation with university faculty and staff. Additional duties may include group therapy, provision of supervision, and outreach. Supervision by a licensed senior staff professional will be provided.
An earned doctorate in psychology or a master's degree in social work by start date. Completion of a supervised clinical internship or work equivalent experience. Psychology applicants must have graduated from APA-accredited programs and have completed APA-accredited internships. ABD candidates will be considered. Additionally, the position requires evidence of strong clinical skills, excellent interpersonal skills including oral and written communication, the ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary counseling center team, and demonstrated commitment to multicultural competence. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Experience across the general duties listed for these positions. Experience in a university counseling center.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.comVirginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.